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 Days set apart as Sabbaths.Dayspring. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Daysman.
 
An umpire, judge, or intercessor. The word is dais-man (a man who sits on the daïs); a sort of lit de justice. Hence Piers Ploughman—
       
“And at the day of doom
At the height Deys sit.”
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 Days set apart as Sabbaths.Dayspring. 

 
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